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Should the Community Control the Police?

June 27, 2017
Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford discusses the recent failed prosecutions of the officers who killed Samuel DuBose, Sylville Smith and Philando Castile

Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

February 15, 2014
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia

Taksim Square Protesters Charged With Terrorism, Attempting Coup

December 27, 2013

Last week, an indictment was served against 308 of the millions who participated in the demonstrations for a wide range of charges, including belonging to a terrorist group. Lawyers who provided legal aid to protesters and advised them to remain silent during arrests are also being accused of assisting terrorist groups, and a new definition…

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

India

August 12, 2013
Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

December 11, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas: There is an impression that the crisis has been handled by ECB but economies are deteriorating quickly

Syria: Sectarian War or Class War

April 8, 2011
Bassam Haddad: Real reform would mean striking Article 8 of the Syrian constitution